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him doing this week exactly what you would do if you were thinking about it. we see marco rubio going out to iowa already. it seems like these people are getting themselves into place already. >> i'm sure marco rubio visited area many, many times before he was a united states senator. >> yeah. >> these people would tell you this isn't about a presidential race, but of course it is about taking the temperature there. there are a lot of republicans thinking about running in 2016. i think some of those decisions will be contingent on who's running. jeb bush is about as big a fish as you could find in the republican pond. there probably isn't enough room if for both him and marco rubio to run. paul ryan i think is a potential candidate in 2016 and then a number of others, bob mcdonald, the governor of virginia. if he finds something that's helpful to him to raise his profile. i think these guys are trying to get an idea of what the contributions would be like. what the field looks like. what kind of platform they could put together to appeal to the voters that mitt romney did not. obvious
should be doing more to celebrate legal immigrants as president bush was doing. >> bret: marco rubio talks about that all the time. >> marco rubio talks about that. when it comes to, you know, illegal imgrants, the 12 million people here, it's important to remember that california with 55 delegates to -- electoral votes. sorry. actually used to be a red state. until there was an anti-immigrant backlash which led to prop 187, which banned illegal immigrants from health and education. that was ultimately overturned. from then on, that was a democratic state. i think that proposals like self-deportation, which hit home to families here even if you are here legally. the idea that your friends or family might have to go home, wait in line, and maybe never come back, that hits home. i think that is viewed as a hostile act. you have to get past that. personally, i would like to go to the day of john mccain in 2007 and look for a pathway to citizenship. if that is too far for the party, then look at the things like to new kay bailey hutchison legislation, which would make a pathway for young
for that conversation on immigration. the very first step is similar to a proposal that senator marco rubio had been working on until the president took his unilateral action earlier this year. phaoub kwrorubio hasn't signed to this legislation yet. senator john mccain has. this is why senator hutchinson says these young people deserve a break stpw they want t break. >> they want to go to college and be part of our system. the best thing we can do to utilize their talents and the education they received is give them legal status and have them earn their way into permanent status. bill: how would this work, the achieve act. >> this would set up a three-stage visa system for those brought to the u.s. at a very young age. to qualify you have to be brought to the u.s. at 14 or younger. you have to be 28 years or younger to apply and no criminal record whatsoever and there would be a background check and a knowledge of english, u.s. history and u.s. government. those fighting for comprehensive immigration reform says this bill does not go far enough. it is not likely to see action during this lame-duck s
of the shadows, following his failed run for president. wisconsin republican with florida senator marco rubio urged the gop to unite voters, not divide them. >> both parties tend to divide americans into our voters and their voters. let's be really clear. republicans must steer far clear of that trap. we must speak to the aspirations and anxieties of every american. >> i've heard it suggested that the problem is that the american people have changed. too many people want things from government. but i'm still convinced that the overwhelming majority of our people, they just want what my parents had, a chance. >> ryan pointed out that he and rubio are seen as presidential contenders in 2016 and asked if anyone knew any good diners in iowa and new hampshire. >>> the united states taking a stand against people with disabilities? former senator bob dole took to the senate floor in his wheelchair to push for support of the united nations treaty that helps disabled people around the world. despite that, senators voted against the treaty, something that would presumably have had a wide margin of supp
speaker marco rubio, who was an anti-stimulus tea party candidate. mario rubio and his supporters wailed away on charlie crist for the hugging and for the stimulus. and it worked. crist dropped out rather than get wol lopped. he stayed in the race as an independent, but he got run over by rubio and rubio took the seat. that's how charlie crist got pergeed from the republican party. this was how his demise was explained. the hug that doomed crist's senate bid. charlie crist, you embraced the democrat. get out of the party, you are done. that's how the story has been told. maybe there's something else about charlie crist that's important to his legacy but has been forgotten. now that governor crist is no longer just that guy who got run out of the republican party, now that charlie crist is the speaking on behalf of president obama at the democratic convention, now that charlie crist is being mentioned as a top con tepider to replace the deeply-unpopular governor rick scott, get his old job back. maybe even as a democrat. now that all that is going on in charlie crist's afterlife, another
, lieberman mccain and senator graham mold, taking more hawkish positions. you also see marco rubio playing another sort of somewhere between hawkish and moderate position that might go in some interesting ways. you'll also see bob corker who's taking a new position on the senate foreign relations committee, have the opportunity to do that, too. but, again, it does seem similarly to some on the democratic side that this is somewhat unclaimed territory and now that senator mccain is going to have something of a diminished role because he's no longer going to be the ranking republican on the armed services committee, could also arise new voices coming out. >> seeing that big list of republicans on the side, on the mostly democratic side on that afghanistan amendment today i thought was maybe a watershed moment. spencer ackerman, national security writer for "danger room" at wire.com. great to see you, spenc. >> thank you. >>> just ahead, i'll wholeheartedly endorse an idea pitched by a superconservative media watchdog guy who hates me. watch and believe. >>> most of what vice president biden
to 2016, you're talking about some pretty interesting young dynamic people like marco rubio and rand paul and maybe scott walker. these are all political leaders in the republican party that weren't there when mitt romney and john mccain before him got into the queue and said, hey, it's my turn to run for president. >> all right. from freedom works, i know you're doing a big conference this week. we'll be checking in with you again. thanks for coming on this morning. >> thanks, chuck. >>> developing now the supreme court took no action today on the pending gay marriage cases. justice correspondent pete williams is live for us at the supreme court. this is now two weeks in a row, pete, that we thought we would get an answer to them about how they would plan on taking up this question of gay marriage. >> right. two case, the defense of marriage act and proposition 8 from california. nothing on the orders list today. so we'll find out later today whether the court is going to take it up again at its closed door conference on this friday. so my guess is this friday will be the next day we'll
's not the way to handle this. here is marco rubio. >> it wouldn'ting make a small bent in the debt but it would heard middle class businesses. >> the g.o.p. could be risking a civil war over this issue. it does not look like obama is ready to cave. if that forces republican leaders to compromise staunch conservatives will likely rebel. more "bill press" up after the break. we will be right back. exciting issue. from financial regulation, iran getting a nuclear bomb, civil war in syria, fraud on wall street, destruction of medicare and medicaid. there are real issues here. having been a governor, i know that trade-offs are tough. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. i want our viewer to understand why things have happened. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. at cepacol we've heard people are going to extremes to relieve their sore throats. oh, okay, you don't need to do that. but i don't want any more of the usual lozenges and
to be done. the good news also is there's not a bill that was introduced in a bipartisan way by senator marco rubio and senator warner of virginia, senator moran of kansas called start of 2.0 building on the job act and dealing with high skills to create entrepreneur and visa and yield these issues around regulation and dishes on commercialization research but now we have the election over we can focus on if we take that step and keep celebrating the work of all entrepreneurs creating new industries i am confident we will remain -- we can't be complacent have battles or discussions other nations are racing forward and there's a reason to be concerned. i look at it optimistically as an entrepreneur and say the glass is half full, not half empty but only if -- >> michael has been an optimist and he is saying we have a chance, you are an optimist. can i invite some pessimism? >> i am fundamentally optimistic. [laughter] >> we have big problems. i am a budget guy but if you think about the structure of the budget, the structure and value of the political system, we have huge programs like social
, susanna martinez, the first latina governor. marco rubio, ted cruz, michael steele. we also have in louisiana, the governor there, mr. jindal. republicans never get credit. nicky haley, she is a republican female governor and yet you don't see her on the front pages. instead, what you're talking about is this nonstory about whether or not house republicans have women in leadership positions. but you never mention all of the minorities of women who are leading this party forward. at the republican convention, just this last summer, you saw such a diverse roster taking that stage. but what are we talking about today? white males. >> well, that happens to be the topic today. i can't say we never address that. we've talked a lot about nicky haley and others on this program. but we've also talked a lot about abortion in the past and how some controversial comments about it cost a couple republican hopefuls. amy is there room in the party for a pro-choice candidate. and could they actually win? >> indeed, i think there is room for a pro-choice candidate when mayor giuliani, he's pro-ch
foundation dinner where senator rubio was receiving a leadership award paul ryan won last year. >> marco is joining an elite group of past rescipients of th reward. i'll see you at the reunion dinner. >> paul, thank you for your invitation for lunch in iowa and new hampshire. but i will not stand by and watch the people of south carolina ignored. >> joe klein, the games apparently have begun. >> only for those of us -- >> 2016 will be a lot more fun than 2012 was. and you know, up until a few weeks ago, i had the democratic ticket set. it would be a hillary clinton/david petraeus ticket. but i think that's kind of -- you know. >> we have to rewrite half of it. >> yes, well, although i mean -- we don't even need to go there. >> the hillary, what i've heard, is that the people who are in the financial end of hillary's campaign have been alerted that they got planning to do. some of them are also andrew cuomo fund-raisers and they are alert that there is planning they need to do. some of them are pretty conflicted. that's the best that i have on what she's thinking. >> i've talk to some of
or andrew cuomo, not saying these people are running, but jeb bush, marco rubio, pick your candidate -- it is not about could we win iowa, could we build a grass-roots campaign? what is your platform? not saying this candidates will not have to do that, but if you do not have a super pac game that is huge you are not going to be able to win your party nomination. that is it really disturbing trend. >> in any given competitive congressional campaign in the country the candidate committee, the actual campaign of the guy running for office or the woman running for office, has the smallest voice in the race with regard to the outside groups. it is increasingly true in senate races. it is increasingly true even in the presidential race. a brief follow up to that -- to talk about the senate and congressional and presidential races. is this kind of technique that was owned and endorsed by the supreme court and so on in this election, presidential election, going to have any effect on issue campaigns as well? are we going to find super pac's that will influence the outcome of legislation or
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